West Bengal State Marketing Board

Production of principal crops in the district of North 24 Parganas

(Thousand tonnes)

Crops
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
Foodgrains : 
Rice
701.6
686.6
717.4
726.0
744.6
Aus
33.5
42.1
43.7
46.3
45.0
Aman
402.8
368.3
389.7
407.8
404.9
Boro
265.3
276.2
284.0
271.9
294.7
Wheat
26.3
12.5
16.2
16.9
17.9
Barley
-
-
-
-
-
Maize
-
-
#
-
0.2
Other Cereals
-
-
-
-
-
Total Cereals
727.9
699.1
733.6
742.9
762.7
Gram
0.2
0.6
0.8
0.5
0.4
Tur
#
#
#
#
#
Other Pulses
4.4
4.5
7.2
7.3
6.1
Total Pulses
4.6
5.1
8.0
7.8
6.5
Total Foodgrains
732.5
704.2
741.6
750.7
769.2
Oil Seeds :
Rapeseed & Mustard
28.7
25.8
34.9
27.7
34.5
Linseed
-
#
#
#
#
Other Oil seeds
11.3
10.0
13.7
16.9
17.9
Total Oil seeds
40.0
35.8
48.6
44.6
52.4
Fibres : *
Jute
965.2
888.5
821.8
1118.8
981.0
Mesta
5.3
5.4
26.5
11.5
4.2
Other Fibres
0.4
1.0
0.4
0.5
0.8
Total Fibres
970.9
894.9
848.7
1130.8
986.0
Miscellaneous crops :
Sugarcane(+)
36.6
23.1
38.4
27.4
49.4
Potato
144.2
126.0
127.3
114.0
233.1
Tobacco
-
-
-
-
-
Tea
-
-
-
-
-
Chillies (dry)
8.7
8.5
5.6
8.0
8.4
Ginger
0.3
0.5
0.6
0.7
0.7
Total Miscellaneous crops
189.8
158.1
171.9
150.1
291.6

 

* In 1000 bales of 180 kgs each               (+) In terms of gur           '# Less than 50 tonnes

Sources : 1) Directorate of Agriculture, Govt.of W. B.

Sources : 2) Bureau of Applied Economics & Statistics, Govt.of W. B.